New OTT releases this week (September 12th-16th)

Here is an update on all the new OTT movies and series released this week on Netflix, Disney Plus Hotstar, and Amazon Prime Video. Two anime features have also been released this week – Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and Drifting Home – both on Netflix. From action to comedy to thriller, all genres have been catered to by the new releases this week, such as horror thriller Dahan, sci-fi drama Fate: The Winx Saga Season 2, and black comedy DO Revenge. There are so many new movies and series releasing this week that you will be spoilt for choice. Read on to know more so that you can add your pick to your watchlist.

List of OTT releases this week: streaming platform and release date

Title Streaming Platform Release date
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Netflix 13 September
Heartbreak High Netflix 14 September
Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya Disney Plus Hotstar 16 September
Fate: The Winx Saga Season 2 Netflix 16 September
Jogi Netflix 16 September
College Romance Season 3 SonyLIV 16 September
Do Revenge Netflix 16 September
Goodnight Mommy Amazon Prime Video 16 September
I Used to be Famous Netflix 16 September
Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance Netflix 16 September

Apart from this, new episodes of Koffee with Karan and She-Hulk are also streaming on Disney Plus Hotstar. Lord of the Rings episode 4 is now available on Amazon Prime Video, while House of the Dragons episode 5 will stream on Disney Plus Hotstar from September 19th, 06:30 am onwards in India.

Top 10 OTT releases this week

1. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

The week began with a bang with the release of an anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners on Netflix. A spin-off of Cyberpunk 2077, this Studio Trigger series is a standalone, 10-episode story about David – a street kid living in the city of the future named Night City. The town is obsessed with technology and body modification which has led to corruption and cybernetic implants. With circumstances pushing him over the edge, he is forced to live as an edge runner – a mercenary outlaw aka cyberpunk.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners IMDb rating – 8.7

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Giancarlo Esposito, Matthew Mercer, Zach Aguilar, Gloria Garayua, Ian James Corlett, Marie Westbrook, Aoi Yûki, Alex Cazares, Emi Lo, Stephanie Wong, Bill Butts, William Christopher Stephens, Borge Etienne, Kenichiro Ohashi

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners release date – 13 September 2022

2. Heartbreak High

Heartbreak High is an Australian drama series that showcases the hardships of teenagers. A reboot of a 1994 series, this romantic drama series is set in Hartley High over 20 years on. There is a mural on campus that reveals secret hook-ups and somehow the school authorities come to know about it and everyone suspects Amerie. This results in messy fallouts and eventually, Amerie becomes a total outcast. However, she soon finds new friends (Quinni and Darren) with whom she needs to find ways to repair her damaged reputation as well as explore different aspects of teen life, including love, sex, and heartbreak.  

Heartbreak High IMDb rating – 6.3

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Ayesha Madon, James Majoos, Chloe Hayden, Asher Yasbincek, Thomas Weatherall, Will McDonald, Josh Heuston, Gemma Chua-Tran, Bryn Chapman Parish, Sherry-Lee Watson, Brodie Townsend, Chika Ikogwe, Rachel House, Tom Wilson, Kye McMaster, Ari McCarthy, Scott Major, Ben Oxenbould, Sandy Sharma

Heartbreak High release date – 14 September 2022

3. Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya

Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya is a supernatural horror series starring Tisca Chopra, Saurabh Shukla, Rajesh Tailang, Ankur Nayyar, and Mukesh Tiwari in lead roles. The story is set in Shilaspura, where a preacher’s spirit is trapped in a mound as per legend and where occult practices are common. This land is also rich in rare minerals that catch the attention of an IAS officer (Tisca Chopra). She plans to dig it but kick-starting the mining expedition is not easy as residents believe that it will upset the spirit and destroy the entire place.

Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Disney Plus Hotstar

Cast – Tisca Chopra, Rajesh Tailang, Saurabh Shukla, Mukesh Tiwari, Lehar Khan, Bhumika Dube, Rohan Joshi, Ankur Nayyar, Hima Singh, Rahul Tewari

Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya release date – 16 September 2022

4. Fate: The Winx Saga Season 2

Fate: The Winx Saga returns for yet another season on Netflix. Season 2 of this live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon’s Winx Club (2004) will see new characters joining the new term of the magical boarding school Alfea in the Otherworld. Bloom, Aisha, Stella, Terra, and Musa will be joined by Flora, Grey, and Sebastian, among others. The eight-episode fantasy drama series will be filled with emotion and adventure, showcasing how these magical beings deal with love, animosity, monsters, and much more.

Fate: The Winx Saga Season 2 IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Abigail Cowen, Hannah van der Westhuysen, Precious Mustapha, Eliot Salt, Elisha Applebaum, Sadie Soverall, Freddie Thorp, Danny Griffin, Theo Graham, Jacob Dudman, Ken Duken, Rob James Collier, Brandon Grace, Éanna Hardwicke, Paulina Chávez

Fate: The Winx Saga Season 2 release date – 16 September 2022

5. Jogi

Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Jogi is a fictionalized drama movie set in the backdrop of the fateful day of 31st October 1984, when anti-Sikh riots broke out in New Delhi. There was tension all around and Sikh families were fearing for the well-being of their loved ones. Amidst the unrest, the biggest human heist was done by three friends of different faiths. On one side, the communal hatred of a few was leading to the mass murder of Sikh people; while on the other side, these three friends were fighting against all odds to try to save the lives of people of their neighborhood. The story shows the power of friendship, love, courage, and sacrifice.

Jogi IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Diljit Dosanjh, Amyra Dastur, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Hiten Tejwani, Apinderdeep Singh, Paresh Pahuja, Neelu Kohli, Kumud Mishra, Mikhail Yawalkar, Sadanand Patil, Saurabh Chauhan, Shailesh Shankar Kulkarni

Jogi release date – 16 September 2022

6. College Romance Season 3

Another season of the teen drama series College Romance is set to premiere on Sony LIV on  September 16. Trippy, Naira, Karan, Bagga, and Deepika are back with more fun and entertaining moments in Season 3 of this rom-com series. While attending college together, they experience love, heartbreak, happiness, sadness, excitement, and many other emotions that shape the course of their friendship. Filled with nostalgic and fun moments, College Romance Season 3 shows the struggles of collegegoers.

College Romance Season 3 IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – SonyLIV

Cast – Apoorva Arora, Gagan Arora, Janvi Ravat, Manjot Singh, Keshav Sadhna, Nupur Nagpal, Shreya Mehta, Eklavey Kashyap

College Romance Season 3 release date – 16 September 2022

7. Do Revenge

Do Revenge is a black comedy movie starring Camila Mendes as Drea Torres and Maya Hawke as Eleanor. Both were happy with their respective high school lives until unpleasant incidents caused shame. Drea’s perfect world crashes when her topless video is leaked while Eleanor becomes an outcast after rumour spreads that she tried to forcefully kiss another girl. Both are devastated by these developments and finally, agree to go after one another’s enemies to exact revenge. Will they be able to ‘do revenge’?

Do Revenge IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Rish Shah, Sophie Turner, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Austin Abrams, Eliza Bennett, Alisha Boe, Talia Ryder, Paris Berelc, Jonathan Daviss, Maia Reficco, Ava Capri

Do Revenge release date – 16 September 2022

8. Goodnight Mommy

The American horror drama thriller Goodnight Mommy is a remake of an Austrian movie of the same name. Helmed by Matt Sobel, the suspenseful mystery stars Naomi Watts, Cameron Crovetti, and Nicholas Crovetti as Mother, Elias, and Lucas, respectively. The story unravels when the twin brothers visit their mother’s country home. Excited to be there, the twins soon start feeling that something is not right. They suspect that the person claiming to be their mother, whose head is swathed in gauze, is actually an impostor. Who is she really?

Goodnight Mommy IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video

Cast – Naomi Watts, Cameron Crovetti, Nicholas Crovetti, Peter Hermann, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Jeremy Bobb

Goodnight Mommy release date – 16 September 2022

9. I Used to be Famous

Directed by Eddie Sternberg, I Used to be Famous is a charming British drama film starring Ed Skrein (as Vince) and Leo Long (as Stevie). As the title suggests, Vince used to be a famous boy band star who is struggling to make a comeback. After many rejections, he does an impromptu jam session on the streets where he meets Stevie. Latter is a young autistic drummer who has an extraordinary sense of music and rhythm. Soon, an unexpected but beautiful bond of friendship is formed between the two that helps them both battle their inner demons and become better persons.

I Used to be Famous IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Ed Skrein, Eoin Macken, Lorraine Ashbourne, Eleanor Matsuura, Neil Stuke, Leo Long, Stanley Morgan, Kurt Egyiawan, Jamie Wannell

I Used to be Famous release date – 16 September 2022

10. Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance!

Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance! is a sports drama that shows how one should never give up on their dreams. The story revolves around a young talented gymnast Kyra Berry who dreams to go to the Olympics. However, her dreams are shattered because of an injury that also takes a toll on her confidence. Surprisingly, she gets a second chance when an ex-world champion Australian gymnast Maddy Cornell sees her potential. Maddy is now a gymnastics coach who invites Kyra to Australia where she can win a scholarship and make the best of her second and last chance to fulfill her dreams.

Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance! IMDb rating – NA

Where to watch – Netflix

Cast – Emily Morris, Jada-Lee Henry, Stella Shute, Zoe Rae Burns, Luciana Valdez Tirado, Eva Grados, Akira Van, Trung Le, Jett Gazley, Alexander Lloyd

Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance! release date – 16 September 2022

Other OTT releases this week

Apart from these, a few more series and movies were released this week. Here’s a quick look at them

Title Streaming platform Release date
Adventures of Rajmata Sony LIV September 12th
Broad Peak Netflix September 12th
Ramarao On Duty Sony LIV September 15th
Shiksha Mandal MX Player September 15th
Timepass 3 Zee5 September 16th
Attention Please Netflix September 16th
Drifting Home Netflix September 16th
Santo Netflix September 16th

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